This story is especially important for our male readers out there... we have some sad news to share with you. You spouse/significant other may be having an affair... an affair with their tablet device. Apparently, according to a recent survey, 1/4 of women surveyed would rather give up sex for a year than give up their tablets for a year. (scary thought of the day - if that trend increases our species could be doomed!!!!)
Yahoo! recently performed a survey regarding tablet habits in the average American household. Their results were quite intriguing to say the least. Here's a breakdown of the most interesting tidbits:
So, gentlemen, the next time you see your female in bed with her tablet, just take a moment to tease her. You might say something like, "Hey! Get your boyfriend out of my bed!"
- 62% of all U.S. tablet owners now say they use their tablets on a daily basis with an average use of 2.4 hours per day
- 15% would give up their car for an entire year to be able to keep their tablet!
- Tablets are now the second most fought over device in the living room, just behind desktops/laptops, and ahead of TV remotes.
- A third of men frequently take their tablet to the bathroom.
- Forty percent of women never take the tablet to the bathroom.
- Twenty percent of women are happy to give up sex to keep their tablet.
- Only half as many men would give up sex for their tablet (13%).
- The tablet is the go-to wind-down device: 91% use their tablet in bed.